The vibrant flavors of Spain brought into the American home kitchen by a young lauded chef and founder of one of America's most acclaimed new restaurantsKatie Button debuts her first cookbook ever as a peek inside the kitchen of her award-winning restaurant, Curate. This cookbook features 125 recipes celebrating the vibrant flavors and broad appeal of Spanish food. Button brings the cuisine at Curate into the kitchen of every home cook, showing readers how to re-create classic Spanish dishes and adapt them using American seasonal ingredients.From cherished traditions (Tortilla Espanola; Chicken Paella) to mouthwatering new favorites (Ham and Cheese Stuffed Fried Pork Chops; Ribeye Steak with Blue Cheese Sauce) to celebratory drinks and desserts (The Perfect Gin and Tonic; Almond Cake with Cream Sherry and Brandy), Curate brings Spain to you."
Katie Button is one of the new stars of the global food world a finalist for James Beard s 2014 Rising Star Chef Award and for Food & Wine People s Choice Best New Chef. In 2008, she left a promising career as a neuroscientist to apply her creativity and precision in professional kitchens. She was the first American to wait tables at the Michelin 3-star restaurant El Bulli in Spain, and was later offered a coveted internship under the restaurant s acclaimed chef Ferran Adria. Now just thirty-two years old, she has two of her own restaurants: Curate, an award-winning Spanish tapas bar in Asheville, North Carolina; and Nightbell, a lounge with a Barcelona-meets-American-South feel."